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Josh Magette

Josh Magette

Who is Josh Magette?

Josh Magette is an American basketball player. Josh Magette has been competing professionally for eight years. His most recent team in the Turkish Basketball Super League was Darüşşafaka (BSL).

Magette has also participated in several Leagues as the point guard. Josh, a former NBA guard, announced a contract with the Turkish team Darussafaka in a press release.

Early Life, Family, and Education

Josh Magette was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on November 28, 1989.

In contrast to his siblings, this BSL player has not made many mentions of his parents.

Magette first attended Huntsville Alabama and then Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama.

He went there to study from 2008 to 2012.

Josh spent his entire college career at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where he guided the Chargers to three Gulf South Conference championships and two appearances in the NCAA Men’s Division II Basketball Championship’s Elite Eight.

Net Worth & Salary

Josh Magette’s net worth ranged from $1 million to $5 million in 2022.

Josh had the 516th-best salary among NBA players last year. He was also the 223rd highest-paid guard.

He received a salary of $77,250 while playing for the Atlanta Hawks squad in the 2017–18 season.

The average annual income of the players, according to various sources, ranges from a few thousand dollars to millions of dollars.

While NBA players typically make over $2 million per year, others with crossover deals to the D-league make as little as $50,000.

The pay cap for NBA players is approximately $100 million, yet nobody is currently making anything close to that sum anywhere.

The top players in the league earn roughly $35 million annually. Minor league teams’ salaries outside of the NBA can be as low as $20,000.

Facts of Josh Magette

Full Name Joshua Adam Magette
Birthplace Birmingham, Alabama, The United States
Parents N/A
Siblings N/A
Popular as Josh Magette
Birth Date 28th November 1989
Profession Basketball Player
Age 32 Years Old
Nationality American
Height 1.85 meters
Weight 73 kg
Body measurement N/A
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Hazel brown
Marital status Married
Wife Christina Kaplan
Marriage year 2018
Children Daughter Josh Magette
Social media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Position PG
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Gender Male
Sexuality Straight
Education The University of Alabama in Huntsville (2008/2012)
Current team KK Cedevita
NBA draft 2012
NBA Merch Basketball Cards, Funko Pop, Jersey
Last Update July 2022

College Career

Josh played four seasons at Alabama Huntsville University, from 2008–09 to 2011–12, during that time.

He guided Huntsville to two NCAA Division II Elite Eight appearances and three Gulf South Conference championships.

In a similar vein, Magette finished his career as the all-time leader in assists for the university and conference with 878 and in steals for UAH with 268.

Josh also participated in 33 games as a senior (2011–12), starting 33 of them, while averaging 34.0 minutes, 12.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 8.9 assists per game.

He received the 2012 GSC Co-Player of the Year, GSC Tournament MVP honors, and All-GSC accolades.

He became the school’s all-time leader in assists during his junior year (2010–11), when he also led the team in steals (73), minutes played (33.2), and points (second) scored (430).

Josh was also named to the 2011 GSC All-Academic Team, first-team All-GSC East Division, NABC All-American 2011, NABC All-District, and NABC All-District first teams.

He received the honors of “GSC All-Academic” and “Second Team of the All-GSC East Division.”

As a sophomore (2009–10), Magette made 30 starts and led the team in rebounds (163) with a rebounding average of 5.2. (5.4).

His other records include minutes played (31.7), assists (200), steals (52), and 3-point field goals (ranked second) (46).

The second team was designated All-GSC East Division, along with the GSC All-Academic Team.

Josh, a freshman in 2008-09, played in 28 games, started 24 of them, finished first on the team in steals with 55, and ranked second on the team in field goal percentage (.463 percent).

He also made 41 3-pointers, 116 rebounds, a 4.1 rebound average, and 24 assists (111). Josh was additionally named the 2008–09 GSC East Division Freshman of the Year.

Professional Career

When Magette was a college student, his career began. Magette first played football at Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama.

Not to mention, he was selected as the 2007 and 2008 All-Area MVP and the 2007 Northeast Regional MVP.

Josh finished his tenure as the institution’s all-time assistant leader.

Josh Magette
Josh Magette in a basketball match. Source: nba

During his NBA career, he also played for the Atlanta Hawks for 1 season and the Orlando Magic for 1 season.

He currently represents Power in the BIG3 as a professional basketball player. The American-born player most recently represented Gran Canaria in the Spanish League and EuroLeague. He’s currently employed by Fox Sports as an analyst.

Love of basketball

Josh participated in 26 NBA regular-season games. He participated in eight Orlando Magic games in 2019–20 and 18 Atlanta Hawks games in 2017–18.

In a similar vein, Magette participated in 2019–20 for the Orlando Magic. There were eight games, each lasting 4.7 minutes and yielding 1.5 points.

In 2019–20, he worked for the Lakeland Magic in the NBA G League and averaged 35.0 minutes, 21.1 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 2.2 assists over 29 games, including 28 starts.

Josh participated in six games for the Orlando Magic during the 2019–20 preseason. There were 2.2 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists on average per game.

36.4 percent of shots were made from the field, 60.0 percent from 3-point range, and 2-of-2 at the line of scrimmage (3-5 3ptFGs).

Similar to that, he shone for the San Antonio Spurs in the 2019 NBA Las Vegas Summer League.

He participated in three NBA G League seasons with the South Bay Lakers (2013–14, 2014–15, and 2016–17).

Career Possibilities

Josh possesses both the true pass-first point guard trait and a fantastic backup quality. He is excellent and instinctive, playing point guard like a true quarterback.

Magette, as we can see, has an exceptional eye for how plays are developing, excels at setting teammates up, and possesses a special touch for creative passing.

Josh is also very shrewd, plays angles, and is a left-handed shooter who can be challenging for defenders to read.

Therefore, this No. 7 also receives his fair share of steals.

Magette participated in basketball for the Landstede Basketball in 2012–2013 and the Los Angeles D–Fenders in 2013–2014.

Later, from 2015 to 2017, Magette played for the Koroivos B.C. against “The Los Angeles D-Fenders,” the Atlanta Hawks from 2017 to the present, and the Erie BayHawks (2017-).

Some of Magette’s career-high points include being named to the First-Team All-GSC East Division, Second-Team All-GSC East Division, and GSC East Division Freshman of the Year.

Positives and Negatives

Josh is physically limited for a professional point guard because he is small and doesn’t make up for it with exceptional athleticism or a lot of jumping ability.

He loses control of opponents, which makes him prone to fouls when playing defense. He is a capable shooter but not a 3-point knock-down specialist.

Wife, Kids, and Marriage

Josh Magette has a thriving personal life in addition to her job. In the year 2018, Josh, a BSL player, wed Christina Kaplan. Christina is from Istanbul, Turkey, for those who don’t know.

They currently share a daughter who was born in 2019. Josephine Lily is her name, and she is just gorgeous. On January 4, 2021, the couple also celebrated their daughter’s second birthday.

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Social Media Presence

Josh Magette uses a few social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, although he doesn’t use them frequently.

Just 7806 people follow him on Instagram, according to his user name.

Unlike any other celebrity, his extensive information may be obtained on Wikipedia.

Josh and his wife never stop posting stunning pictures of themselves, both as a couple and as a family. Josh uses social media less regularly than his wife, who is quite active on them.